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I Battle Depression

If you're looking for depression support, meet a group of friendly people fighting depression and the feeling of being depressed. 58,400 People

    This Is For You. - This is for you. I'm sorry you got bullied for being gay. I'm sorry your parents kicked you out for being a lesbian. I'm sorry you were raped as a little...
    IWillMakeYouThink IWillMakeYouThink 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2012

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    Everyone Needs To Read This - Depression is humiliating. It turns intelligent, kind people into zombies who can’t wash a dish or change their socks. It affects the ability to...
    genetica genetica 26-30, F 79 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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    My depression has gotten so bad over the last year and a half , almost two years. I can barely handle it. I'm nearly at the end of my battle tbh ..
    Thatonegirl5678 Thatonegirl5678 13-15, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    A Little Rant: - I don't think a lot of people know the difference between being sad and having depression. I keep seeing on here that some people are so "depressed" today. I think...
    Demonicfemale Demonicfemale 16-17, F 9 Responses Nov 26, 2013

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    I feel hopeless all the time after breaking up from 7 years with a terrible person who totally drained me out .... Will I ever feel love again ....
    Kayyee Kayyee 36-40, F 1 Response 41 mins ago

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    I've stopped setting goals for myself. I realized this morning that after so many failures, I've stopped hoping. I accept my circumstances as they are and keep my head down. I used...
    Dollfaise Dollfaise 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    In November 2001, I suffered a breakdown and was diagnosed with PTSD and Major Depression. My depression was treatment-resistant; fortunately about 10 years later I found an...
    onomatopoeiaCA onomatopoeiaCA 41-45, F 12 Responses Feb 14

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    Sometimes we are overwhelmed with the obstacles we are given in our lives, and we ask "Why me?" And often when the answers elude us, we believe that the trials through which we...
    UltimateGamer11 UltimateGamer11 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Depression Is... - DEPRESSION IS NOT A STATE OF MIND! I am a Psychology major and it completely breaks my heart when I hear someone talking about someone who is depressed or wants...
    InnerBeauty12 InnerBeauty12 18-21, F 41 Responses Nov 12, 2012

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    Unsung Hero
    avessel avessel 22-25 1 day ago

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    I think i wanted you too much but you didnt want me enough
    summerbeams summerbeams 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    No one is ever living. For every second you're 'alive' you are one second closer to death. You're never living; only dying
    traemorgan traemorgan 13-15, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    When someone tells me, "just cheer up!" or, "think positive!" or, "be happy." I just want to look at them and say, "Well gee! I'm cured! Thank you! I have been suffering with this...
    Jeradactyl Jeradactyl 22-25, F 7 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    My "dark" Friend - I wake up in the morning and before I can open my eyes I know that its there. The covers are heavy with sweat from nightmares I'll never remember. I...
    WhyBother22 WhyBother22 22-25, M 23 Responses Nov 6, 2011

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    Fighting Depression On Daily Basis - Keep up !!! Move some energy around!!! Live style!!!   I was born depressed. I didn't knew that in the beginning, but there was always...
    Bolek Bolek 41-45, M 9 Responses May 24, 2012

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    Clock Ticks, Nothing Changes - The sweeping hand tick tick ticks, but nothing ever changes.  And you need the time to pass.  Not because you have anywhere to be; you don...
    Little Bird Little Bird 31-35, F 205 Responses Apr 12, 2006

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    Recently I've been trying to be happy and upbeat but It's hard. The thoughts in my head just keep me back from it. I want a therapist but I don't think my parents will pay for it...
    Isabella545 Isabella545 13-15 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Dealing With Depression - My problems with depression seemed to slowly and quietly twist their way into my life for years.  At points it was so subtle I would be able to...
    suzanneontheriver suzanneontheriver 26-30, F 55 Responses Jul 12, 2006

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    Is Numbness a Sign of Depression? - hello to everyone, ive suffered from depression in the past i think part of me has accepted that its part of my makeup, u have good periods and...
    LeeAnn LeeAnn 26-30, F 69 Responses Jul 31, 2007

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    Depression Is Something You Can't Turn Off...... - and you have no control over your mood swings and other peoples views. I hate hearing people say things like "get over yourself...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream 36-40, F 38 Responses Oct 22, 2011

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    For Those Who Feel Down More Often Then Not: - The number one thing I see on here is depression, what a tough topic to cover… It affects all ages, it affects people to different...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 18, 2013

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    Those bad feelings are coming back again.......
    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Good Friday marks the one year anniversary of my first suicide attempt. I honestly have no idea how the day is going to go for me. :/
    RobinPancakes RobinPancakes 18-21, F 8 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Happiness Is A Choice? Bullshit....... - If you honestly deal with depression, you know that you "don't have a choice". People who say that happiness is a choice, don't deal with...
    peachturnover peachturnover 31-35, F 28 Responses Jul 28, 2013

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    I stopped cutting for a month :)
    summerbeams summerbeams 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 16

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    This Puts It All Into Words I Couldn'T Say - I found this on tumblr,not sure who the original author is,but thank you to whoever it was.Having been depressed for around half of my...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F 14 Responses May 4, 2013

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    Confessions Of A Chronic Teenager - June 5, 2013 - Warning! This is a fairly long piece. Feel free to get your popcorn now, because this might take a while :P This was the final...
    Vermonsterr Vermonsterr 18-21, F 10 Responses Sep 8, 2013

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    I have decided to give up depression for Lent.
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 36-40, F 16 Responses Mar 18

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    My Inner Monster - Depression has shadowed my life since I was 13 years old in middle school. I would experience strong waves of sadness that I couldn't comprehend at the time. I...
    sunnygirl93 sunnygirl93 18-21, F 16 Responses Jun 2, 2013

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    Once again I'm crying, and I don't know why.... I started reading about biological and chemical warfare, and I stopped once I felt the overwhelming feeling of paranoia again. At...
    Forget2Trust Forget2Trust 26-30, F 4 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    My friends and boyfriend think I overact. Think I'm to sensitive. I tell them if it was up to me I would be like this. They tell me then don't. They don't understand. It's not that...
    TheGirlThatAlwaysSmiles TheGirlThatAlwaysSmiles 18-21, F 78 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    It feels like my own body is holding me hostage. As much as I may want to do something I can't. And I can't explain that to people. Most people haven't been there.
    Jeradactyl Jeradactyl 22-25, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Neverending Fight - Yes I battle with depression every single day of my life. Its part of my bipolar disorder. Some days are worse than others but Ive found a reason to live so I...
    groundshaker groundshaker 26-30, M 34 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    Did You Hurt Yourself? -             Someone has told me. " When you were harmed, I recommend you try….Try to pick a stone and Carry it and squeeze It! Squeeze it! Squeeze...
    FreakTurtle FreakTurtle 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 6, 2013

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    Hold Your Happiness Close. Hold Your Depression Even Closer. - I just heard a story on the radio about a woman who travels alone in places like Sudan and the Phillipines in...
    wundayatta wundayatta 56-60, M 19 Responses May 19, 2010

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    I'm A Miracle - All my life I was told that I was ugly, fat, worthless, and that I would never be anything. Sometimes, I want to believe those things. But I learned that I am...
    imperfectperfectionist123 imperfectperfectionist123 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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    Depression:The Misunderstood Illness - uhhhhhhhh i dont really have a story haha but ill try im 26 and i feel like im 90 i feel like ive lived too long up until the fall of 2002 i...
    bv1986 bv1986 26-30, M 35 Responses Apr 23, 2013

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    I was in a relationship with this girl for 3 and a half years. She saved my life when I was suicidal, and when at my lowest point she made me smile ear to ear. The holes in my...
    TheHelpingHand TheHelpingHand 18-21, M 11 Responses Jan 1

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    I need someone to talk with
    imloved1234 imloved1234 18-21, F 6 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Well I'm recovering from some really hard times. Had to stop everything I was doing and now I'm not doing much. It would be easier if I had some friends or at least some people to...
    ErickF26 ErickF26 18-21, M 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I'm losing this battle and I hate myself for it. I don't know how much longer I can go on for. At this point I'm just trying to get through one day at a time. I already know how...
    WithoutHope00 WithoutHope00 22-25, M 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I hide my feeling under the bracelets that hide my scars
    traemorgan traemorgan 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Its hard to decide to even open up to people now these days, it seems that no one really likes to take to time to listen what you need to share, it hurts to realize that people...
    JusDave JusDave 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Depression is so weird. We put on happy faces to hide the fact that we are in fact so depressed, but at the same time, we pray for someone to notice and be able to help. For as...
    Sarah196 Sarah196 18-21, F 30 Responses Jan 12

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    If you ever feel like giving up, don't. If you think you can't do something, try. If you try and fail, then try again. If you don't, you may always wonder why you gave up so easily...
    UltimateGamer11 UltimateGamer11 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    http://diversephilosophy.blogspot.hk/2013/01/the-diversity-of-mind-and-unifying.html?m=1 This website explains depression, it helps me and maybe helpful to many of you too.
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't think I'm going to go home to visit my family for Easter. I can't even get out of bed except to go to the bathroom. Usually I would have bought my train ticket weeks ago to...
    Jeradactyl Jeradactyl 22-25, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I REALLY love this site. This room. This app. We are all so supportive here... I can't tell u how helpful it has been being here and hearing your stories and getting to share mine...
    TheSingerNB TheSingerNB 31-35, M 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Downward Spiral... - Depression is humiliating. It turns intelligent, kind people into zombies who can’t wash a dish or change their socks. It affects the ability to think...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 12 Responses Feb 21, 2013

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    Caption: A chart clarifying the differences between the effects of flirtatious behavior and sexual harassment. Essentially, flirting should be flattering and reciprocal, while...
    cbhermitwriter cbhermitwriter 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Been going to therapy and starting a new medication soon 👍
    hitthelightsnow hitthelightsnow 22-25, F 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    5 Things Not to Say to the Depressed. - 1. Cheer up, turn that frown upside down, think happy thoughts !!   We are of course happy that the solution to our misery is as...
    SamOnHisSoapbox SamOnHisSoapbox 41-45, M 91 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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